Tropical Cyclone “Fili” forms NW of New Caledonia

Tropical Cyclone “Fili” forms NW of New Caledonia

Tropical Cyclone “Fili” formed on Monday, April 4, 2022, NW of New Caledonia as the 5th named storm of the 2021/22 South Pacific cyclone season. Based on the latest forecast track, Fili is expected to pass west of New Caledonia on Wednesday and Thursday. Residents are advised to stay up to date with the latest forecasts and advisories from the local authorities.

Strong M7.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

Strong M7.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 05:44 UTC on March 31, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The quake…

Severe Tropical Cyclone “Niran” heading toward New Caledonia

Severe Tropical Cyclone “Niran” heading toward New Caledonia

Severe Tropical Cyclone "Niran" (Category 5 on the Australian scale) is tracking ESE at 46 km/h (28 mph) and is forecast to pass very near New Caledonia on Saturday, March 6, 2021. At 11:00 UTC on March 5, Niran had a central pressure of 931 hPa and was…

Category 2 Tropical Cyclone “Lucas” affecting Vanuatu and New Caledonia

Category 2 Tropical Cyclone “Lucas” affecting Vanuatu and New Caledonia

Tropical Cyclone "Lucas" formed over the Coral Sea on February 1, 2021, as the 5th named storm of the 2020/21 South Pacific Ocean cyclone season. The storm moved into the basin from the Australian region as a Category 2 tropical cyclone, to the northwest…